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Fifty firefighters tackle cornfield blaze in Gravesend

PUBLISHED: 07:57 19 August 2013 | UPDATED: 07:57 19 August 2013

Firefighters put out a fire in three cornfields yesterday

Firefighters put out a fire in three cornfields yesterday

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About 50 firefighters tackled a blaze in three cornfields in Gravesend yesterday (Sunday).

The fire, off Westcott Avenue, Northfleet, started just before 2pm.

Crews surrounded the fire and used main jets, hose reel jets and beaters to extinguish it.

The fire was extinguished by 3.20pm.


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